Maurice Herzog


People follow the hearse carrying the coffin of French climber... News PhotoCarrying,Ceremony,Chamonix,Church,Climbing,Coffin,European Alps,Following,France,French Culture,Funeral,Haute-Savoie,Hearse,Horizontal,Human Interest,Maurice Herzog,Mountain Climbing,People,PoliticsPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPeople follow the hearse carrying the coffin of French climber Maurice Herzog after his funeral ceremony, on December 20, 2012 at the Saint-Michel church in Chamonix, French Alps. Maurice Herzog, the French climber who conquered Annapurna in the first recorded ascent of a peak above 8,000 metres, has died at the age of 93, on December 13. AFP PHOTO JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT (Photo credit should read JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)